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Police: Westport Man Kicked In Door, Grabbed Woman’s Phone During 911 Call

Joshua Bedol Photo Credit: Westport Police Department
Westport Police accused a 29-year-old man of kicking in a woman's door and stealing her cell phone as she tried to call for help. Photo Credit: Frank MacEachern, File

WESTPORT, Conn. – A Westport man is facing several criminal charges after kicking in a woman’s door and snatching her cellphone as she tried to call 911, police said.

Joshua Bedol was arrested shortly after the 7 p.m. incident on Sunday, according to a statement from Westport police.

Officers responded to a Heathwood Lane home after receiving a report of a disturbance, police said. Once there, they found that Bedol and a woman had been arguing and it escalated, police said.

Bedol, 29, was charged with disorderly conduct, interfering with an emergency call and third-degree criminal mischief, according to police.

Bedol’s bail was set at $1,000 for an appearance Monday in Norwalk Superior Court.

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